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Mar 13, 2011 8:30am PDT
to the nuclear power plants in japan right now. i think it calls on us here in the u.s. naturally, not to stop building nuclear power plants, but to put the brakes on right now until we understand the ramifications of what's happened in japan. final word of reassurance to the american people. since three mile island, we upgraded safety standards for our nuclear power plants. right now, no plant can be built unless it can withstand the known highest earthquake in that geographic area, plus some margin of safety. >> schieffer: so, so.... >> so this is part of what we do we do. >> schieffer: what you're saying is we should have a moratorium now on building nuclear plants, that we should just kind of stop and kind of reassess? >> yeah. i've been a big supporter of nuclear power, because it's domestic, it's ours and it's clean. but we've had a good safety with nuclear power plants here in the united states. but i think we've got to... i don't want to stop the building of nuclear power plants but i think we've got to kind of quietly and quickly put the brakes on until we can absorb what has happened
Mar 20, 2011 8:30am PDT
>> schieffer: today on "face the nation," in libya, u.s. british and french warplanes pounded key targets overnight. and in japan, at least 20,000 are now dead or missing in the earthquake. we'll hear from our correspondents in both places, plus the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen; richard lugar, ranking republican on the senate foreign relations committee, and massachusetts congressman ed markey, a voice on the environment. it's all ahead on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs "face the nation" with cbs news chief washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now, from washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. here is the news from overnight on these two extraordinary stories. in libya, moammar qaddafi says every person in the country will be armed, and tells his people to prepare for a long war. u.s., french, and british planes are bombing key military targets in libya after u.s. and british ships fired more than 100 missiles at anti-aircraft sites yesterday. in japan, radiation has showed up in tap water as far away as toky
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